Ringo Starr Biography

Ringo Starr Biography

Born: 07 / 07 / 1940
Birth Place: Liverpool, England
Family: Elsie (mother), Richard (father), Barbara (wife) Zak, Jason, and Lee (children)

Upon The Beatles splitting up Ringo Starr went on to start his solo career and released two albums called Sentimental Journey and Beaucoups of Blues.

Following on from this, Starr then went on to release two top ten hits called It Don’t Come Easy in 1971 and Back Off Boogaloo in 1972.  In 1973 Ringo joined up with producer Richard Perry and released 2 successful number one hits called Photograph and You’re Sixteen.

Another famous top ten hit that was released shortly after by Ringo Starr was Oh My My and was almost as successful as Goodnight Vienna, which was released in 1974 and featured the hits Only You and No No Song.

Ringo Starr released several albums throughout the 1970’s and the beginning of 1980’s but his 1983 album titled Old Wave did not find a US distributor.  However, in 1989 he toured with his new All-Starr Band. The band consists of members; Ringo Starr, Billy Squier, Colin Hay, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, Hamish Stuart and Gregg Bissonette.

Along with this Ringo also released a new studio album titled Time Takes Time in 1992 and Vertical Man followed in 1998.  Two studio records appeared not long after known as Ringorama in 2003 and Choose Love.

In January 2008 Ringo Starr sparked fury with the locals and fans after telling BBC host Jonathan Ross that he misses ‘nothing’ about the city of Liverpool.

Local newspapers were swarmed with comments of complete anger from locals and fans and many said that they felt betrayed.

In April 2009 Ringo Starr was reunited with Paul McCartney at the Radio City Music Hall. Ringo and McCartney performed together to sing With a Little Help From My Friends and fan-favourite track I Saw Her Standing There. In May 2009 it was said that Ringo will work with Paul McCartney to record some new tracks and release an entire album.